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Unix

or UNIX  (yo͞o′nĭks)
A trademark for a computer operating system that allows multiple simultaneous users.
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UNIX

(ˈjuːnɪks)
n
(Computer Science) a multi-user multitasking operating system found on many types of computer
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UNIX

(ˈyu nɪks)
Trademark. a multiuser, multitasking computer operating system.
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Noun1.UNIX - trademark for a powerful operating system
operating system, OS - (computer science) software that controls the execution of computer programs and may provide various services
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UWIN was originally conceived by David Korn (of Korn Shell fame) at AT&T Research Labs, with an objective to bridge the gap between UNIX and Windows by providing user and development environment, and to provide an environment for smooth migration of UNIX applications onto Windows.